Important CentOS haproxy Security Update

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medium
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haproxy-1.5.4-2.el6_7.1.i686.rpm, haproxy-1.5.4-2.el6_7.1.src.rpm, haproxy-1.5.4-2.el6_7.1.x86_64.rpm, haproxy-1.5.4-4.el7_1.1.src.rpm, haproxy-1.5.4-4.el7_1.1.x86_64.rpm
CVE-2015-3281
rhn.redhat.com, lists.centos.org, lists.centos.org
2015-09-08
2017-07-27 19:09
CVE-2015-3281 haproxy
CVE-2015-3281
2017-04-01 19:09
2017-01-05 20:13

Description


An updated haproxy package that fixes one security issue is now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important security
impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the
References section.

HAProxy provides high availability, load balancing, and proxying for TCP
and HTTP-based applications.

An implementation error related to the memory management of request and
responses was found within HAProxy's buffer_slow_realign() function.
An unauthenticated remote attacker could possibly use this flaw to leak
certain memory buffer contents from a past request or session.
(CVE-2015-3281)

All haproxy users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which
contains a backported patch to correct this issue.
Please see https://www.redhat.com/footer/terms-of-use.html

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
6 haproxy haproxy-1.5.4-2.el6_7.1.i686.rpm
haproxy haproxy-1.5.4-2.el6_7.1.src.rpm
haproxy haproxy-1.5.4-2.el6_7.1.x86_64.rpm
7 haproxy haproxy-1.5.4-4.el7_1.1.src.rpm
haproxy haproxy-1.5.4-4.el7_1.1.x86_64.rpm